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suegercag
07-16-2007, 09:12 AM
Hey all:wave: :wave:
I don't know if anyone will remember me
I haven't been on in a long long while! (2 years i think). Im still in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia for my sins:eek: I had stopped painting for a while as other things seem to take over my spare time. We had a bit of problems with terrorism in Saudi so we have all been moved to a new massive compound in the middle of the desert. Traveling to work takes at least an hour and, as women are not allowed to drive here, it costs a fortune to get back and forth. Work now takes 15hrs out of my day for 4 days so I don't get much chance to paint. I've managed to get more of a routine now so started back again, I didn't realise how much I missed painting!!! Wish I could just give up working and paint all day. Any way here is my first painting since getting back to it, can't remember the size of it as its already hanging in my salon, but its slightly bigger than A4. Been told its a tiger lily
Cheers Sue xx

gaykir
07-16-2007, 09:18 AM
Just stunning!! So glad you had some time to paint - hopefully we will see more! What size if this?

Jon
07-16-2007, 09:52 AM
Beautiful!
Good to have you back posting again.

Helen Zapata
07-16-2007, 10:04 AM
How lovely this is! So many subtle things to look at!

Helen

Paulafv
07-16-2007, 10:32 AM
Just beautiful, extraordinary. What a shame you can't drive yourself to work. Not having time to paint is too bad because you do it so very well.

jan409
07-16-2007, 10:36 AM
This is beautiful, I love the colors. Good luck and glad to have you back. Jan

Linee
07-16-2007, 11:02 AM
Nice to meet you, Sue. Your flower is absolutely gorgeous!

Lady Carol
07-16-2007, 11:21 AM
Very nice, Sue. Welcome back

gurleygirl
07-16-2007, 01:05 PM
Whoa!! This is fantastic!!
Tracey

SunsetSue
07-16-2007, 01:24 PM
Sue this is absolutely fantastic. Well done. This is spectacular, in fact. Keep painting whenever you have time.

C_Line
07-16-2007, 02:06 PM
Sue, it's absolutely gorgeous! We're glad you've made time to share with us your beautiful painting.

idcrisis55
07-16-2007, 02:27 PM
Nice work, Sue. Good have you back. Looking forward to more please. :)

lilbelle
07-16-2007, 03:01 PM
Sue this is absolutely wonderful!! I love your shadow colours! Stunning!!

suegercag
07-16-2007, 03:56 PM
Cheers everyone, Im glad you like it.. Is sooo good to get back to painting and in touch again with you all. xxx
I am nearly finished another painting, a bit bigger lol. will post as soon as finished

stapeliad
07-16-2007, 05:14 PM
I love this, it's stunning!!!

:)

Charlie's Mum
07-16-2007, 06:12 PM
Welcome back Sue - and with such a lovely painting! glad you're back creating again ...... this is really good!

Bobbo
07-16-2007, 07:09 PM
it's a crime you can't paint more often,
cos you do it so well
love the clean colors
sharp yet delicate
beautiful!

kiwicockatoo
07-16-2007, 09:55 PM
Oh wow, Gorgeous! I love lilies - you did a fantabulous job!

Andun
07-17-2007, 01:16 AM
You have created a beautifully subtle lighting on your lily.I wonder,what time of day was it painted and is this desert lighting?

artdreamer1
07-17-2007, 02:40 AM
The first thing that I said when I saw this was, "Oh my gosh, this is AWESOME!" The lighting is simply stunning; background is fantastic! Such a bummer when life gets in the way of painting...I've only painted one painting in the last six months--hope to get back into the swing of things once I get done with my move to a new place.
Hope you paint/post more often; you're obviously very talented.

:clap: :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap: :thumbsup:

Michele

suegercag
07-17-2007, 08:45 AM
cheers all,
lovely to hear from you charliesmum.
I actually took a ref photo from stock xchange, Photographing here in Saudi has recently been made legal but its still generally accepted by the locals. I know about moving Artdreamer that was part of my problem for not painting for a while.

Kerch
07-18-2007, 12:37 AM
Wonderful painting.

laudesan
07-18-2007, 12:49 AM
Sue nice to meet you, and view your beautiful painting......:) :clap:

Selahs art
07-18-2007, 01:46 AM
Excellent

Retha